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Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB
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  • Website www.theatkinson.co.uk
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The Art of Noise by Sefton Young Musicians

Sefton Young Musicians will perform a varied and exciting programme of music in aid of the Mayor of Sefton’s Charity Fund.

Family Ticket 2 adults & 2 under 16’s / 1 adult & 3 under 16

There are no refunds or exchanges for this show. Please see our Refund Policy.

Tue 19 Mar

£3 (£2)

Laugh Out Loud January

On the first Saturday of every month the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club offer a raucous evening of entertainment, bringing the best live stand-up to Southport!

This month features Paul Pirie and Njambi McGrath with one more comedian to be announced!

Hosted by comedian Damion Larkin, who will often improvise his entire set to hilarious effect. There are no genuine comparisons to this man. He is a versatile and creative comedian who always leaves audiences wanting more.

All line ups are subject to change, but don’t worry, we’ll only replace them with someone twice as funny.

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Paul Pirie

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*Paul Pirie**** *began his stand-up career after giving up acting to pursue the funny man that lies within, quickly establishing himself on the Scottish comedy circuit as long ago as 2004. It should be pointed out that at the time he was living with his Gran, having given away the keys to his flat in a pub quiz.

Soon after that he was awarded runner up in the prestigious annual awards for Scottish Comedian of the Year making him the (second) funniest comedian in Scotland! Since then he’s gone from strength to strength and right now is on fire enjoying the best comedic from of his life.

A brilliant natural comedian, packed full of energy, he uses every ounce to maximum effect with superb delivery. With a set that jumps from bitchy to silly, you’re never more than a line away from a great pun, insight or well crafted punch line, delivered with a ferocity that makes his humble beginnings on the Scottish circuit seem such a long time ago. Paul’s career has encompassed TV, Film and Radio alongside his skills as a stand-up, and he is now one of the biggest Scottish acts on the UK comedy circuit.

“Fizzing with energy and spewing out one-liners like he had just scoffed a dodgy prawn, Pirie is a man we will be seeing more of ” – Daily Record

“a hilarious rubber faced clown” – The Scotsman

“His clowning and quick fire gags will win him fans.. his physical mannerisms have a touch of Eric Morecambe” – The Daily Record

“Inherently funny” – Edinburgh Guide

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Njambi McGrath

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Njambi McGrath recently filmed her comedy special “Breaking Black”

Since her debut in 2010, she was voted 1 of 5 top up and coming female comedians 2012 by Fabulous magazine barely 14 months later. She was shortlisted for the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards x 2 a year later. She guested shows like Saturday Live BBC Radio 4 and ½ hour profile on BBC World service and has been showcased on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4Xtra, featured on STV, French TV(Business Africa/Initiative Africa) and Bloomberg Africa TV, Nigerian TV. She has been profiled in the Guardian / Daily Nation (Kenya) featured on Arise TV. She reached the finals of many comedy competitions. She has written and performed 4 Edinburgh shows to critical acclaim.

Njambi is an author currently working on her 2nd book, blogger and podcaster. Njambi is fluent in 3 languages.

‘The most unique show at the Edinburgh Festival’ ★★★★ – The List

  • ‘Potentially major comedian’* – John Fleming

  • ‘Extraordinarily powerful’* – Kate Copstick

One more comedian to be announced!

lolcomedyclubs.co.uk

Sat 6 Apr
Studio

Prices to be confirmed

The Lindisfarne Story

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The Lindisfarne Story UK Tour 2019: A Twist in the Tale

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The Lindisfarne Story is an affectionate and enthusiastic celebration of one of the UK’s most original and successful groups. Written and performed by former front-man Billy Mitchell and founder member Ray Laidlaw, the show takes the audience on a trip through fifty years of the Geordie group’s history from it’s 1960’s beginnings in the pubs and clubs of Tyneside to the concert halls and festivals of the present day.

The story is told through the groups classic songs, rare and unseen video, audio clips and private photographs linked together with tall tales and scurrilous gossip. From Whitley Bay to Frisco Bay, from Rothbury to Glastonbury, the Lindisfarne Story is a brilliant evening’s entertainment.

Since 2015, the Lindisfarne Story has toured the UK with over 120 concerts to critical acclaim. It has been performed in theatres, arts centres and festivals plus a history making show on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and another on a North Sea cruise. Wether you’re a rabid Lindisfarne fan or a just a lover of ’60’s and ’70’s music, this show is for you.

www.lindisfarnestory.co.uk

Sat 23 Mar

£20

Richard Digance

Richard Digance

Comedy folk singer-songwriter.

Fri 22 Mar
Studio

£15

Unmythable

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One show. Three actors. All the Greek myths.

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Legendary heroes, psychotic dragons and randy gods go head-to-head in a hilarious and unforgettable journey. An anarchic blend of comedy, cross-dressing, stories and songs, UNMYTHABLE returns to the UK after a sell-out European tour and an award-winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Prepare to be a legend.

This production can be enjoyed by anyone, including those with no prior knowledge of Greek myths. Ages 12+.

All images © Alex Brenner.

Reviews

Winner: Three Weeks Editors’ Award – Edinburgh Fringe 2012

“Flawless…Unmissable”*Broadway Baby ****\★★

“Superb physical theatre”*The Public Reviews ****\★★

“A Pythonesque Goodie bag”*Fringe Review ★★★★★

“The energy and spirit of Monty Python blended with Flight of the Conchords.”The Listener, New Zealand

Supported by Arts Council England, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and MAC Birmingham

www.out-of-chaos.co.uk

Thu 21 Mar
Studio

£12 (£10; Children £10)

Founded by William Atkinson in the late 1800s. the Atkinson has been open in its current format, since May 2013. The venue comprises a theatre, studio, cafe, shop, exhibition spaces, library and a museum.

The Atkinson is dedicated to providing a good-quality programme of events ranging from permanent and temporary displays, to community events, and aim to work closely with their audience to continue to bring what they want to see.

Southport train station is three minutes away and there are three accessible park and ride services as well as a number of on and off-road car parking facilities.

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